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Bayanihan 3 still up in the air due to budget constraints

Despite the strong push from the House of Representatives, the passage of the third Bayanihan measure still hangs in the air due to the budgetary constraints of the government. Two senators— Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri and Senator Sonny Angara — said on Sunday that even with its passage into law, there is still […] The post Bayanihan 3 still up in the air due to budget constraints appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: sportsSource: abscbn abscbnMay 16th, 2021

Calls mount for Senate probe into LTFRB’s low funds utilization

“The LTFRB failed to fully deliver the Service Contracting Program within its original timeframe. Even with the extension of the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, they still flopped in fully utilizing their allocated budget for the program. These delays raise serious concerns on the capacity of the LTFRB to implement the program in the first place.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Unspent P6-B Bayanihan 2 fund no longer for SAP — DBM

The government can no longer use the P6 billion in unspent funds from Bayanihan 2 for a new round of social amelioration program, according to the Department of Budget and Management......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Service contracting to use 2021 budget with Bayanihan funds expiring — LTFRB

Under the General Appropriations Act, a total of P3 billion is earmarked for the program — an amount that the LTFRB said it has already requested. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 29th, 2021

Funds won’t fall short for serums

The remaining P12.5 billion will then be sourced from the Covidd-19 vaccination program under the Bayanihan 2 (P10 billion) and from a portion of the Department of Health’s 2021 budget (P2.5 billion) The post Funds won’t fall short for serums appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Palace to study budget use for Bayanihan 3

The government has to assess the state agencies’ use of their budgets before deciding on whether to push for another extension of the Bayanihan law, Malacañang said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2021

Only 15,000 contact tracers to be rehired

Only 15,000 contact tracers or a third of the 50,000 employed last year will be rehired due to budget constraints......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

Budget constraints force DILG to rehire only 30% of contact tracers from 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government will only be rehiring 30% of the 50,000 contact tracers whose contracts ended last year, citing limited budget for the crucial job of identifying contacts of coronavirus patients......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 16th, 2021

Duterte signs laws extending validity of Bayanihan 2, 2020 budget

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed laws extending the availability of the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act funds and the P4.1-trillion 2020 national budget in a move that will allow the government to continue its pandemic response and economic recovery programs......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 6th, 2021

Bayanihan 2 fund releases reach P108 billion

Total funds released under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act reached P107.96 billion until the law’s expiration on Dec. 19, according to the Department of Budget and Management......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 30th, 2020

Duterte: Extend validity of budget, Bayanihan 2

Duterte: Extend validity of budget, Bayanihan 2.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsDec 14th, 2020

House ready for extended session

Congress is expected to approve on third and final reading before adjourning this week for Christmas two bills seeking to extend the validity of the P4.1- trillion 2020 national budget until December next year and the appropriations under the P165.5-billion Bayanihan to Recover as One Act until June 30, 2021......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 14th, 2020

DOF: No Need for Bayanihan 3

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said that there is no more need for another stimulus measure and adds that unused Bayanihan to Recover as One Act and national budget allocations are planned to be used as the stimulus for 2021. The budget gap for 2021 is about 8.9 percent of the total gross domestic product […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 4th, 2020

NEDA chief rejects Bayanihan III, looks to 2021 budget for typhoon repair

NEDA chief rejects Bayanihan III, looks to 2021 budget for typhoon repair Prinz Magtulis (Philstar.com) – November 23, 2020 – 1:26pm MANILA, Philippines — A third set of budget stimulus measures dedicated to funding reconstruction from recent natural calamity appears off the table for the Duterte administration. “The priority is to fully spend the 2020 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020

NEDA chief rejects Bayanihan III, looks to 2021 budget for typhoon repair

“The priority is to fully spend the 2020 budget and Bayanihan II,” Acting Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick Chua said. .....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2020

1.2K cell towers built under Bayanihan 2–Lacson

Since the implementation of Bayanihan To Recover As One Law (Bayanihan 2) in September, there are 1,200 additional cell towers that were built to help the country expand its telecommunications services. This was disclosed on Friday during the Senate plenary debates on the proposed budget of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). Senator […] The post 1.2K cell towers built under Bayanihan 2–Lacson appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 20th, 2020

Bayanihan 3, premature pa para isulong — Palasyo

Premature pa para isulong ang panukalang batas na Bayanihan 3. Tugon ito ng Palasyo sa panukala ni Senador Raph Recto na magpasa ng Bayanihan 3 para maayudahan ang mga nabiktima ng sunud-sunod na bagyo sa bansa. Ayon kay Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque, titingnan muna ng Palasyo kung ano ang lalamanin ng P4.5 trilyong national budget […] The post Bayanihan 3, premature pa para isulong — Palasyo appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 17th, 2020

Government s tight budget planning open to Bayanihan 3 for typhoon victims

“We are in the process of evaluating the damage of the series of typhoons and the amounts required to address these and will determine whether or not the current budget will be sufficient,” Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 16th, 2020

Galvez: May sapat na pondo para sa bakuna vs COVID-19

Manila, Philippines – Kumpyansa si vaccine czar Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr. na may sapat na pondo ang gobyerno ng Pilipinas para bumili ng COVID-19 vaccine. “I believe we have the money and then meron tayong mga modalities. ‘Yung ibang ano po natin, bibigay po natin through our budget. Alam natin sa Bayanihan 2 mayroon tayong […] The post Galvez: May sapat na pondo para sa bakuna vs COVID-19 appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsNov 11th, 2020

DBM releases P82.5 billion in Bayanihan 2 funds

The Department of Budget and Management has so far released P82.5 billion in funds to support the coronavirus response efforts of various government agencies......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 10th, 2020

Poe sa Bayanihan 2 funds: Gamitin nang tama; ayuda ibigay agad

Manila, Philippines – Matinding hiniling ni Senador Grace Poe sa kinauukulang ahensya ng pamahalaan na gamitin nang tama ang pondo sa Bayanihan 2 at ibigay kaagad ang kinakailangang ayuda sa mga nawalan  ng trabaho at nagsarang negosyo. Sa pahayag, sinabi  ni Poe na inatasan na ang   Department of Budget and Management (DBM) na kaagad ipalabas […] The post Poe sa Bayanihan 2 funds: Gamitin nang tama; ayuda ibigay agad appeared first on REMATE ONLINE......»»

Category: newsSource:  remateRelated NewsOct 30th, 2020